A Survey of Romanian Physicians Living and Working in France

BUCHAREST (Reuters) – French President Emmanuel Macron won lukewarm support Thursday from Romania for his push to tighten EU rules on the employment abroad of workers from low-pay countries. Known as “posted” workers, they pay taxes and social charges in their home nations but work in other European Union member states on contracts that need only guarantee the host country’s minimum wage. This drives down wages in host nations and contributes to widening income disparities.

In the interim Romania Franta, they are employed mostly in healthcare. They are particularly numerous in specialties suffering from recruitment difficulties — for example, anaesthetics-intensive care (9.3%) and radiology and medical imaging (7.7%) — and in hospitals inherited from lunatic asylums, which often struggle to recruit. They are also present in remote rural areas, where their presence has been crucial to meet local healthcare needs and where they may be especially appreciated by inhabitants.

Future Perspectives: The Role of Romanian Workers in Shaping France’s Labor Market

The authors conducted a survey of Romanian physicians living and working in France, asking them about their professional motivations, the satisfaction they find with their work conditions, and the links they maintain with their homeland. The authors used a multi-criteria analysis of the interview data and performed several regression analyses to examine the effect of different factors. The results show that a number of factors explain the differences between those who were satisfied with their employment conditions and those who were not, including:

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